By Jeanne Knox, Chairman, Parents Leadership Council As I was reading an update...
Bertolt Brecht’s MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN
- 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 29, 2017
Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre presents MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN by Bertolt Brecht | Translated by David Hare | Directed by Jeremy Ohringer | Part of the 21st Annual BU Fringe Festival | Mother Courage and Her Children is widely regarded as Brecht's best work, a theatrical landmark and one of the most powerful anti-war plays in history. In this play, a chronicle of the Thirty Years War, Mother Courage follows the armies back and forth across Europe, selling provisions and liquor from her canteen wagon. One by one she loses her children to the war but will not part with her livelihood—the wagon. | Approximate running time: 2 hours | $7 General Admission | $3.50 with CFA Membership | Free with BU ID, at the door, day of performance, subject to availability | bu.edu/cfa/fringe